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Dr. Salman Arain MD

Dr. Salman Arain MD

Cardiovascular Disease Specialist

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(832) 325-7211


Dr. Salman A. Arain earned his medical degree from the Allama Iqbal Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his internal medicine residency with the Stanford University School of Medicine at St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center in San Francisco, California. Dr. Arain completed extensive additional training. First, he finished his echocardiography fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine in San Francisco, California. Then he completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Board certified in interventional cardiology, Dr. Arain specializes in angioplasty and stenting. His clinical expertise extends to treating acute coronary syndrome (ACS), cardiac arrhythmias, heart blockage, high blood pressure (hypertension), high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) and unstable angina.

Ensuring that his patients enjoy life to its fullest potential, Dr. Arain strives to provide his patients with comprehensive, state-of-the-art cardiovascular care. He believes in treating patients as he would treat his own family.

Dr. Arain is an assistant professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, Texas. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of numerous cardiology societies, including the American College of Cardiology. Throughout his education and career, Dr. Arain has been the recipient of numerous awards, such as Stanford’s Chief Resident Teaching Recognition Award (1996), the Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 – 2013), the Patients’ Choice Award (2008 – 2014) and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award (2010, 2012 – 2013).

Physician Details

Medical Education
Allama Iqbal Medical College University of Punjab/Allama Iqbal Medical College, 1996
Internships & Residency
St Mary's Hospital And Medical Center, 2002
University of California San Francisco - Graduate Medical Education, 2001
Ochsner Clinic, 2007
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp
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